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Larsson lone WPS Swede headed to Euro
by Paul Kennedy, July 29th, 2009 7:02AM



[WOMEN'S WATCH] Saint Louis Athletic defender Sara Larsson will be headed to the 2009 European Women's Championship after the WPS season. She is the only one of four WPS Swedes called up by Coach Thomas Dennerby for the finals next month in Finland.

Other Swedes in WPS are Frida Ostberg and Caroline Jonsson with Chicago and Johanna Frisk with Los Angeles.

The only other foreign-based player in the 22-player squad is Lotta Schelin of French club Olympique Lyonnais.

Sweden Roster:
Goalkeepers: Kristin Hammarstron (Orebro DFF), Hedvig Lindahl (Kopparbergs/Goteborg FC), Ulla-Karin Ronnlund (Umea IK).
Defenders: Sara Larsson (Saint Louis Athletica, USA), Lina Nilsson (LdB FC Malmo), Anna Paulson (Umea IK), Charlotte Rohlin (Linkopings FC), Stina Segerstrom (Kopparbergs/Goteborg FC), Linda Sembrant (AIK Fotboll), Sara Thunebro (1. FFC Frankfurt).
Midfielders: Kosovare Asllani (Linkopings FC), Lisa Dahlkvist (Umea IK), Louise Fors (AIK Fotboll) Nilla Fischer (LdB FC Malmo), Caroline Seger (Linkopings FC), Therese Sjogran (LdB FC Malmo), Victoria Svensson (Djurgardens IF FF).
Forwards: Linda Forsberg (LdB FC Malmo), Jessica Landstrom (Linkopings FC), Sara Linden (Kopparbergs/Goteborg FC), Lotta Schelin (Olympique Lyonnais, France), Linnea Liljegard (Kopparbergs/Goteborg FC).


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